Claim No:  CFI 001/2017                  

          THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

BETWEEN

DIFC INVESTMENTS LLC

                                                                                                              Claimant

and

MOHAMMED AKBAR MOHAMMED ZIA

Defendant

 

 


ORDER OF CHIEF JUSTICE MICHAEL HWANG


 

UPON reviewing the Defendant’s Appeal Notice and Grounds of Appeal filed on 1 June 2017 and the Skeleton Argument filed on 15 June 2017 for the purposes of obtaining permission to appeal the Judgment of H.E. Justice Omar Al Muhairi dated 15 May 2017

AND UPON reviewing all relevant material in the case file

AND in accordance with Part 44 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts (“RDC”);

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

  1. Permission to appeal be granted as the requirements of RDC 44.8 have been met on the grounds that the appeal would have a real prospect of success.
  2. Permission to argue Ground 3 is denied.
  3. The Defendant is directed, in a further Skeleton Argument to be filed within 21 days of the date of this Order and by no later than 4pm on Sunday 6 August 2017, to make further submissions as to what are the provisions of the applicable governing law to the facts of this case and in what way applying the correct applicable law would lead to a different result.

 

Issued by:

Lema Hatim

Assistant Registrar

Date of issue: 16 July 2017

At: 12pm